Voted one of America’s Top Docs and Best Doctors in America, Dr. Schlessinger is an expert in both general and cosmetic dermatology. He has been consistently voted the best cosmetic surgeon and dermatologist in Omaha, Nebraska for over 12 years.
Dr. Joel Schlessinger finished his residency in pediatrics at the University of Alabama Children’s Hospital in Birmingham before completing a residency in dermatology at Barnes Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. He began his own practice in 1992 in Omaha, Neb.
Along with his dermatology practice, Dr. Joel Schlessinger is also the founder of the Advanced Skin Research Center, a clinical trial facility that has performed over 250 trials on drugs like Dysport, PurTox, Xeomin, Lipsonix, Revance topical botulinum toxin and more.
In 1997, Dr. Joel Schlessinger started LovelySkin.com, a beauty website which quickly became one of the largest skin care websites with hundreds of thousands of customers from all over the world.
His most recent accomplishment is the first ever stick-formula body balm with hydrocortisone, invented in part by his son, Daniel.
Along with being a board-certified pediatrician and dermatologist, Dr. Joel Schlessinger is the past president of the Nebraska Dermatology Society, the President Emeritus of the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery, and the founder of the Cosmetic Surgery Forum held annually in Las Vegas, Nev.
In his spare time, Dr. Joel Schlessinger donates his time and resources to humanitarian causes. While he has a large presence in the Omaha community with organizations like Girls, Inc., The Omaha Symphony, and ALS in the Heartland, he is also a large supporter of charities around the world. He traveled to Haiti twice as part of the relief efforts after the earthquakes in 2010. He has also donated makeup and skin care products to women’s shelters. Dr. Schlessinger also a strong supporter of many AIDS charities in Rwanda.
Learn more about Dr. Joel Schlessinger’s philanthropy work here.
From Glamour to the New York Times and Woman’s Day to Seventeen, Dr. Joel Schlessinger is the media’s choice for an expert dermatologist. He also tweets, posts, and gives advice. Connect with Dr. Joel Schlessinger to learn more about the latest clinical trials, best skin care products and much more.